An item in Friday's dailyLead should have stated that the show FMI will hold from June 10 to 13, 2014, in Chicago will be named FMI Connect: The Global Food Retail Experience. The dailyLead regrets the error.
Some frozen DiGiorno and California Pizza Kitchen pizzas are being recalled by Nestle after the discovery of plastic fragments, possibly linked to a spinach supplier. The CPK recall is for Limited Edition Grilled Chicken With Cabernet Sauce and Crispy Thin Crust White, while the DiGiorno recall is for Crispy Flatbread Tuscan Style Chicken and Pizzeria! Bianca/White.
Safeway is giving a grand prize of $30,000 in the eighth annual Lucerne The Art of Dairy Art Contest, which rewards students for artistry on a life-size fiberglass cow. Nine finalists have been announced, and the public can vote through May 17; the winner will be announced in June. Additionally, Safeway will give every 100,000th voter a $100 gift card, up to the 1 millionth voter.
Walgreen has signed a lease for a university flagship store in Ann Arbor, Mich., that will serve the University of Michigan, Agree Realty President and CEO Joey Agree says. The retailer is taking over a three-story, 18,000-square-foot space previously occupied by Michigan Book & Supply.
Food composting will begin as a pilot program at select Hy-Vee stores in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, Iowa, through a partnership with Green RU, one of the stores says on its Facebook page. Non-edible plants and flowers also will be composted.
Harris Teeter is sponsoring a two-week hackathon in Charlotte, N.C., challenging technology teams to create real-world business solutions. "Harris Teeter is proud to sponsor a forum in which technology experts support our e-business in the form of creative ideas and solutions," spokeswoman Danna Jones said.